Our Education Center seats up to 30 and is conveniently located off Route 146 in Lincoln with ample free parking.  We are a certified Real Estate School with the RI Department of Business Regulation and offer professional development programs both at our facility and via Zoom.  Any students attending our zoom classes must comply with our Code of Conduct.   For more on our upcoming classes, see our calendar.  

If any reasonable accommodation is needed to ensure equal access, service or participation and/or to request sign language and/or CART services for the deaf and hard of hearing, please contact the following person who Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS® has designated to handle such requests and related inquiries:

Suzanne Silva, Chief Executive Officer
12 Breakneck Hill Road, Suite 100, Lincoln, RI 02865
Email:; Telephone:  401-333-6343

Real Estate License Renewals

RI real estate licensees must renew their license every 2 years.  For those who were licensed prior to 1/1/2020, be prepared to renew your license by 4/30/2024.  For those that were licensed after 1/1/2020, your license has an issue date on it, which is your “anniversary”.  You will renew your license every 2 years just prior to your anniversary date. 

Renewal notices are emailed by the RI Department of Business Regulation’s (DBR) Real Estate Division to your email address so keep your email address current with the RI DBR.  Effective 1/1/22, all licensees must complete 3 hours of Fair Housing Education. The education must be part of the 24-hour continuing education requirement in order to renew.

Learn more or register for our 9/12 Safety program & breakfast at Chelos in Rumford by clicking here.  Approved for 3 CORE CEU’s by RI DBR.

The 7th cycle is (1/1/22 – 12/31/24).  Acceptable REALTOR® Code of Ethics classes include NRIBR’s 9/19/23 class from 5:30 – 8:30 pm  OR  3 online options marked “NAR ethics” on    or RI Assoc. of REALTORS®  or  National Assoc. of REALTORS®.  Or complete the NAR Commitment to Excellence during this time frame.  

Certified Schools with the RI Department of Business Regulation with a vetted Ethics course:  Ambiview, Keep Me Certified, McKissock, Real Estate Nexus Training Academy, RI School of Real Estate.

Interested in any of the designations and certifications of the National Association of REALTORS® and online continuing education courses? Then click here to browse or register.

Sales Pre-licensing course # PLGP8 – offered in cooperation with the RI Association of REALTORS®.  Our next classes will be held in person as follows:  Fall 2023:   9/13/23 – 11/6/23 (Mon & Wed evenings from 6-9 pm).  March 2024:  3/6/24 – 4/24/24 (Mon & Wed evenings from 6-9 pm).  Registration available on this page.  Approved for 45 hours of pre-licensing instruction in order to sit for RI Real Estate Salesperson’s Exam.  Cost is $299 non-sponsored or $279 sponsored.  Fees include materials, access to the state law review webinar, discounted pricing for the required 3-hour Lead class.  Course meets for 15 sessions.  Instructor follows one syllabus to allow students to make-up any missed classes as necessary for additional fees per class.  View all class policies HERE.


NRIBR is delighted to offer our members the opportunity to gain Rhode Island Continuing Education Units through our educational partner The CE ShopWe understand that as real estate agents your schedule is constantly changing, that’s why when you register for virtual classes through our educational partner you can sign-on to start your class on your own schedule, 24/7/365. 

Online micro-courses and certification programs are also available through our partnership with NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Development